Mill's canons

plural noun

variants or Mill's methods
: the five canons of logical induction formulated by J. S. Mill compare indirect method of difference, method of agreement, method of concomitant variations, method of difference, method of residues

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after John Stuart Mill †1873 English philosopher and economist

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“Mill's canons.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 20 May. 2024.

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